Yummy yummy Yum

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The RPM package manager Yum has its own advantages over other tools.

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A decade ago, Debian users used to look down on users of Red Hat and other RPM-based distributions. Whereas Debian users had aptget and dpkg to save them from dependency hell – situations in which software installation is impossible because of an uninstalled library – users of RPM-based distributions had to dig themselves out of dependency hell on their own.

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